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Paine placed on probation

Paine College was placed on probation by its accrediting body Thursday, the most severe and final sanction possible before accreditation is revoked.
By Tracey McManus | Thursday, June 19, 2014

Paine tightens security

After two sexual assaults on the Paine College campus since 2012 and a series of shootings in May, Paine College President George C. Bradley announced upgrades to enhance safety.
By Tracey McManus | Monday, June 16, 2014

Paine retains program funding

The U.S. Department of Education renewed Paine College's TRIO Upward Bound Program for fiscal year 2014-2015, awarding over $400,000 in funding to allow the program to continue outreach to ...
Monday, June 9, 2014

Paine College receives continued NCATE accreditation

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation’s improvement commission voted Wednesday to continue the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education at Paine College.
By Doug Stutsman | Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Fed cuts behind Paine moves

Ten furloughs days will be implemented this summer for Paine College administrators, faculty and staff to offset shortages incurred from cuts to federal student aid programs.
By Tracey McManus | Friday, May 23, 2014

Paine announces furloughs

Paine College will implement summer furloughs for administrators, faculty and staff but keep tuition rates unchanged for the 2014-15 academic year, according to a statement issued Thursday.
Thursday, May 22, 2014

Federal review found Paine student aid violations

A U.S. Department of Ed­u­cation review last year at Paine College - prompted by allegations of financial mismanagement - found the school had violated a dozen areas of federal student ...
By Tracey McManus | Saturday, May 17, 2014

Paine suspect hearing postponed

The bond hearing scheduled Friday for the suspect in the May 5 Paine College shooting, 20-year-old Xavier D. Cooper, was postponed.
By Sandy Hodson | Friday, May 16, 2014

Richmond deputies quietly leave Paine

One week after a series of shootings at and near Paine College, Richmond County sheriff's deputies have stopped providing additional security on the school campus.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Monday, May 12, 2014

Paine College hosts commencement

Five years ago, Quintin Floyd left his hometown of Washington, D.C., with one goal in mind: graduate. With his family in attendance, Floyd’s dream became a reality Sunday.
By Doug Stutsman | Sunday, May 11, 2014

Paine College 'person of interest' surrenders

A person of interest in the first of four shootings on and near the Paine College campus turned himself in to the sheriff's office Thursday afternoon.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Thursday, May 8, 2014

Paine 'person of interest' sought

The Richmond County sheriff's office named a person of interest in its investigation of four recent shootings on the Paine College campus and nearby neighborhood.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Paine shootings raise school security awareness

Despite a string of shootings at Paine College and its surrounding area, nearby academic institutions have maintained a standard approach toward campus safety.
By Travis Highfield | Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Paine suspect's dad says son feared local youths

ATLANTA -- The father of a DeKalb County man apprehended after Monday's shooting at Paine College said his son has received threats on his life since January.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Paine cancels prayer vigil

A Paine official told reporters at Tuesday morning's news conference that the school had no information to share and abruptly ended the presentation. A noon prayer vigil was also canceled.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Suspect named in Paine shooting

Early this morning, the Richmond County jail confirmed that Xavier Cooper, of Augusta, was the suspect in Monday's shooting at Paine College.
By Doug Stutsman | Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Suspect held, student critical in Paine shooting

A 20-year-old man is in custody after a shooting at Paine College that left one student critically injured Monday, police said. The violence happened less than 24 hours after a separate shooting.
By Bianca Cain Johnson and Travis Highfield | Monday, May 5, 2014

Paine College reopens Friday

Paine College will re-open and resume normal business hours Friday, officials announced Thursday. The college was closed for two consecutive days due to inclement weather.
Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014

Colleges hold King service

Woodie W. White delivered the keynote address at an annual service celebrating the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
By Meg Mirshak | Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

Works of Harlem Renaissance artists to be celebrated next week at Paine

Paine will hold the 16th annual Harlem Renaissance Conference, at which 22 scholars from Georgia to Taiwan will discuss the people, ideas and lessons of the period.
By Tracey McManus | Friday, Nov. 1, 2013
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Romney won't run

WASHINGTON - After a three-week flirtation with another run for president, Mitt Romney said definitively on Friday that he will not seek the White House in 2016.
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